Thread regarding Sikorsky Aircraft layoffs

Another Layoff in West Palm Beach

I heard a rumor that there will be another layoff in West Palm in October or November later this year. Anyone got info on that?

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Heard a rumor they are bringing people back later this year. Any truth to that?

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Post ID: @lsls+ZBlcQ7y

One more time!!!!. Pratt and Whitney HAS and is hiring Sikorsky A&P mechanics. Sikorsky employees with a FAA issued Airframe and Powerplant license

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Post ID: @dusk+ZBlcQ7y

One more time!!!!. Pratt and Whitney HAS and is hiring A&P mechanics. FAA licenced Airframe and Powerplant mechanics.

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Post ID: @dnyh+ZBlcQ7y

Better off looking now than waiting for a pink slip. I became physically sick from all of the layoffs in Stratford. My husband got hit but I stayed through a few of them (that made it hard with me still there) until I was finally able to quit. But bad things can turn into good things. Lucky for my husband - had a CDL - got his dream job of driving tractor trailers which enabled us to move out of CT - and he kept the same pay. I now have a no stress job in a very small town. Quality of life is so much better now. Just keep looking and hopefully there will be some nice jobs in West Palm....if not, moving isn't so bad.

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Post ID: @4tew+ZBlcQ7y

Pratt will not hire former Sikorsky workers because of their reputation. HR there knows about all the drama. Sikorsky is blacklisted.

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Post ID: @3mcp+ZBlcQ7y

Pratt is hiring AP mechanics

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Post ID: @1gyz+ZBlcQ7y

Plenty of LM jobs out there but you have to be willing to move. Ton of jobs in Colorado right now.

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Post ID: @clo+ZBlcQ7y

Update your resume's!!! It's over red rover!!! LOL

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Post ID: @rwp+ZBlcQ7y

Lockheed is not going to close West Palm until the flight testing of the 53K is done in Pax. So some people have a job until then. That's when they will close the entire facility. The layoff later this year will only affect low time guys and mostly electricians. Lockheed never had plans of staying in West Palm. They want the Sikorsky operations consolidated. The corporate execs don't even call the company Sikorsky anymore.

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Post ID: @ehm+ZBlcQ7y

I heard that! It's a no brainer because it's supposed to get slooow. Most people know that the writing is on the wall. The people who don't see it are in denial. I heard people are leaving for other jobs because the place is a sinking ship. Good luck!

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Post ID: @iok+ZBlcQ7y

I heard that also from a friend who works in Corporate. He said that they are way too top heavy in West Palm. I got laid off last year and I'm kinda glad I was one of the first. Took a job in Texas and I've never looked back! The hiring has slowed here so the people at Sikorsky who get laid off in November will probably struggle. It's a shame that Pratt won't hire former Sikorsky employees. Good luck to everyone.

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